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ASC Operating Room Nurse

ASC Operating Room Nurse

Job ID 
2017-1268
Job Locations 
US-FL-Tampa
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

An established and growing integrated healthcare company is seeking an experienced full-time Operating Room Circulator Registered Nurse to join our Ambulatory Surgical Center located in Tampa, FL.

 

The OR Circulator Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing outstanding patient care through nursing; being diligent in upholding the highest standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. This RN is responsible for providing outstanding patient care through nursing, diligently upholding the highest standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Responsibilities

Typical Responsibilities

  • Conduct care with empathy at the heart of every interaction; Empathy is one of PPOA’s core values
  • Perform initial pre-op assessment and formulates appropriate plan of care for a positive patient outcome
  • Provide competent care in circulating cases and efficiently providing equipment/supplies based on patients’ needs
  • Effectively maintains sterile field by practicing aseptic techniques
  • Accurately documents patient health records
  • Provides high quality care while using resources efficiently
  • Communicate appropriate data to the physician and other patient care team members
  • Interpret and implement physician’s orders; perform treatments according to accepted standards and policies; evaluate and document effectiveness of treatments
  • Anticipate potential patient problems and take the necessary precautions to minimize those problems to ensure patient safety in OR and ASC
  • Identify and report unsafe practice and/or procedures to promote compliance
  • Interact professionally and courteously with physicians, patients, patient’s families, visitors, members of the public and co-workers.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, read and return all monthly staff meeting minutes in a timely manner
  • Encourage and promote cross training activities for professional growth and in order to contribute to the overall function of the Center
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill requirements regarding his/her role in the Safety Management Program (Safety/Security), Infection Control, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Preparedness, Life Safety, Medical Equipment and Utility Systems, and his/her expected level of participation. Submits documentation of annual updates.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Has a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in FL
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification preferred or basic EKG or Arrhythmia identification certification
  • Demonstrates current, comprehensive, professional knowledge and skills in conformance with recognized nursing standards and department policies including the Patient Bill of Rights and AAAHC regulations, Standards for Nursing Care and the Nurse Practice Act
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of Patient Rights, including patient confidentiality. Respects patient privacy
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center.
  • Effective communicator-- appreciates and respects others’ needs, opinions, and concerns

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